Black Lives Matter designers make history in Milan
27 February 2021 | 3:11 pm
Five stylists from the Black Lives Matter in Italian Fashion collective open Milan Fashion Week on the 24th of February with their collection. The event was pre-recorded because of Covid-19 restrictions and will air on the 24th of February.
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